Awarded on the recommendation of the Director of the Paul Menton Centre, to outstanding students with a permanent disability enrolled in any program of study at Carleton University.

Preference will be given to students from the Atlantic provinces and who are in financial need. The award is valued at $4000 for the 2020/2021 academic year and renewable at $4000 for 3 years. Established in 2019 by the Walker Wood Foundation.

Selection Criteria:

  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident of Canada, or protected persons
  • Demonstrated permanent disability
  • Enrolled in any program of study at Carleton University

More information about the Walker Wood Award can be found on the application form. With further questions, call the PMC at 613-520-6608 or email

Applications Open: May 1
Application Deadline: August 31; no late and/or incomplete applications will be considered.

Walker Wood Award Application Form

Application Process:

  1. Complete all five sections of the application form;
  2. Submit a one-page description of your academic and extracurricular activities or community service and explain how these activities make you a suitable candidate;
  3. Return application and supporting documents to Carleton Awards and Financial Aid,, no later than the application deadline.